Audi Leads All Manufacturers with 15 Models Earning 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="79793"] source: Audi of America Audi awarded most 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ awards with 15 models meeting IIHS criteria as of Nov. 29, 2022 2023 Audi A5 Coupe is latest model to receive 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award Models include fully electric e-tron models as well as sedans and SUVs Audi earns 15th 2022 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Award giving the brand more 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ vehicle ratings than any other manufacturer. The 2023 Audi A5 Coup...

quattro Magazine: The Rock, The Vine, The Coast, and The Silvercar

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75649"] words/photos: Aaron Plante Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. "Is he pitching a tent up here?" I asked as I brought the Q5 to a stop atop the Goat Rock Beach overlook of Sonoma’s Coast. "I don't think so…looks like he's going to jump off the cliff," my wife said pointing to the ra...

Silvercar by Audi Is Now Available at Eight New Locations

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75378"] words: Bill, photos: Silvercar by Audi Ten years ago, a small rental car agency began offering silver Audi A4 sedans at their first location, Dallas/Fort Worth. Silvercar shook up the car rental experience by offering premium vehicles at daily rates that were comparable to fully-equipped full size vehicles from established car rental companies. Since then, they have grown their fleet to include the Audi Q5, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Sportback, Q...

ABT Aerodynamics, Wheels, and Power Upgrade for the 2021+ Q5 and SQ5 SUV

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72695"] source: ABT America Being a sporty, luxurious SUV the 2021/2022 Audi SQ5 is predestined for an ABT makeover with more power, aerodynamic upgrades and wheels From the factory the SQ5 already delivers a powerful 349 HP and 369 lb-ft of torque, but with ABT it can even be more The ABT Power S raises the output of the 3.0-liter V6 of up to approximately 419 HP and 405 lb-ft. The high-tech engine control unit AEC (ABT Engine Contro...

Rent an Audi and Keep It Longer…Much Longer

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71177"] Long-Term Rental. No commitment. Introducing Long-Term Rental from Silvercar by Audi. Ultimate flexibility with an experience only Audi can offer. No money down No membership fee 1K monthly miles included* Delivery/pick up Silvercar by Audi is introducing a new program: long term rentals. The award-winning car rental company from Audi is going to make it easier for you into an Audi. It's the ultimate flexibility with an experi...

Audi Announces Model Year 2023 Updates with More Standard Equipment, Driver Assistance, and Updates to Option Packages

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71061"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across 2023 model lines Driver assistance systems and technology updates now available on more models than ever before New sights and sounds emerge in A4/A5/Q5 models Audi Sport interior packages now available on select S models Audi of America today announced updates to its lineup for the 2023 model year, including pricing, vehicle packaging updates, and new standard and ava...

quattro Magazine: The Adventure Q

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70347"] words and photos: Ryan Ponto Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q1_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. It was 2015 and Melissa, fresh out of school and ready to ride in style, began looking for a vehicle. Given her at-the-time boyfriend (now husband) had already rooted himself firmly in the German automotive world, it only made sense that she sta...

Spy Photo: 2024 Audi Q5

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="70198"] One more generation Audi Q5 before it’s all electric for Audi! Today we can show you the very first photos of the all new Audi Q5 out on testing. The Q5 is one of Audis most popular model and from what we heard,  it was pretty clear that Audi would develop one more generation of the Q5 with combustion engines before Audi goes all electric. With the same platform as used on the new Audi A4 that’s also in development right now, the...

Audi Accelerates Transformation with a Strong 2021 for Fully Electric Vehicles

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67762"] source: Audi AG Despite the worldwide semiconductor shortage, Audi is still setting a fast pace on its path to the sustainable premium mobility of the future. That is evident in fully electric car deliveries in the past year, which increased by 57.5 percent over the previous year. Additionally, Audi more than doubled its product portfolio of fully electric models in the past year. Despite the difficult supply situation, in total, Audi-...

Audi of America 2021 YTD Deliveries Up 5% to 196,038

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67620"] source: Audi of America Editor's note: It's not surprising to see that Q4 2021 sales are down 46.9% over Q4 2020. We've all felt the supply chain challenges from everything from food, medical supplies, to new vehicles. Still, it's encouraging to see Audi of America sales grow 5% and especially the e-tron SUV grow by a whopping 86% in 2021. SUVs dominate the sales categories  comprising 73% of sales for the year and 75% for Q4 2021 ...

Audi Club Arizona: H2OOOO Bottled Water Collection Drive 2021

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63593"] words: Randy Nelson, photos: Dennis Collins When it is over 115 degrees for days at a time, water becomes an even more precious commodity, especially for those less fortunate.  Audi Club Arizona’s Nic Kelly organized a water bottle collection drive in conjunction with radio station 98KUPD’s “Operation Hydration”, an annual event supporting the Phoenix Rescue Mission’s Code: Red Summer Heat Relief. We had 22 cars deliver over 16...

Function on Demand Navigation Subscription Now Available in 2021 Audi Q5, A4 and A5 Models; Light Function Package for 2021 e-tron Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60874"] source: Audi of America Function on Demand subscription allows drivers to purchase MMI® Navigation plus via the myAudi app for vehicles not optioned from factory Audi connect® adds key enhancements including satellite mapping, natural speech recognition, traffic light information and unlimited Wi-Fi™ 2021 Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback models offer Light Function Package on Premium trim level; features continue as stan...

Audi Announces Model Year 2022 Updates With Increased Standard Equipment, Driver Assistance and Personalization Options

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60359"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across full 2022 model line Driver assistance systems and technology updates including Adaptive Cruise Assist and Top view camera system now available on even more models Additional digital personalization options, with several new innovative features available Audi of America today announced updates to its lineup for the 2022 model year, including full-line pricing, vehicle ...

Best-Selling Audi Receives Sportback Treatment: 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57174"] source: Audi of America Audi Q5 Sportback captivates with powerful and progressive, coupe-like design Tailored offering brings elevated design and increased sportiness over the SUV model New generation of lighting technology with available digital OLED taillights Audi today announced two all-new variants for its best-selling, recently refreshed Audi Q5 model line, the 2021 Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback. The arrival of these new variant...

2021 Audi Q5 Named a Kelley Blue Book 2021 Best Buy Award Winner

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56370"] source: Audi of America 2021 Audi Q5 named Best Buy in Compact Luxury SUV category Audi Q5 wins a Best Buy Award for fourth consecutive year The 2021 Audi Q5 is updated with sharpened design and new technology The 2021 Audi Q5 has been named a 2021 KBB.com Best Buy Award recipient in the Compact Luxury SUV category. The annual awards recognize the top vehicles in their respective classes as ranked by the editors of Kelley Blue...

Sporty, Practical and Elegant: The Q5 Sportback and the SQ5 Sportback TDI

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55968"] source: Audi AG The new SUV coupé captivates with its powerful and progressive design Tremendous variability and high everyday utility, towing capacity of up to 2.4 metric tons New light generation: rear lights with digital OLED technology SQ5 Sportback TDI top-of-the-range model with output of 341 PS and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of torque Following the Q3 Sportback and the e-tron Sportback, Audi now presents its third crossover uti...

Plug-In Trifecta: 2021 Audi Q5, A7 and A8 TFSI e Models Come Standard With Big-Engine Performance, Small-Engine Efficiency

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53984"] source: Audi of America On sale now, the 2021 Audi Q5, A7 and A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrids bring torque-rich, powerful plug-in performance and all-electric driving to Audi customers 2021 Audi Q5 TFSI e receives host of updates, A7 TFSI e is new to U.S. The three models represent ongoing commitment to Audi’s anticipated goal of 30% of its U.S. portfolio electrified by 2025 With high performance,  lower fuel consumption and an abundance o...

Sporty, Practical, and Elegant: Audi Presents The Audi Q5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53265"] source: Audi AG The SUV coupe captivates with its powerful and progressive design New generation of lighting from Audi: rear lights with OLED technology Two all-new models on sale in the U.S. in the first half of 2021 Elegant and practical, progressive and sporty: the Q5 Sportback. The Q5 Sportback is a coupe with dynamic lines that addresses customers who appreciate not just expressive design and technical innovation, but also sporty c...

ABT Aero Package and Power Upgrade for Audi Q5 TFSI e Plug-in Hybrid

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53229"] source: ABT America From a performance perspective the 55 TFSI e quattro is the hidden champion of the Audi Q5 models. After all, the plug-in hybrid offers a staggering performance of 362 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. This is even more than what the SQ5 delivers. ABT Sportsline puts the spotlight on the powerhouse SUV by adding an extensive aero package: The body kit includes a front skirt, door strip attachments, rear skirt and 4-inch (1...

Audi TechFocus: Locally Emission-Free, Efficient and Fit for Daily Driving: Audi’s Formula for Plug-In Hybrids

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52153"] source: Audi AG Plug-in hybrid models enable mobility with zero local emissions Other PHEV models to join compact and full-size car lineup this year Holistic mobility concept: e-tron Charging Service facilitates charging Clear answers to critical questions: why PHEVs are better than their reputation suggests A conventional internal combustion engine or a fully electric powertrain? There is a third answer to this fundamental qu...